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Computers, technology, and science are the topics featured here. Listen to weekly interviews with leading scientists and technologists in the Berkeley Groks collection; or explore issues related to the open source and digital commons movement in the Conference Proceedings collection.

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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 24, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Alzheimer research has rapidly advanced in the past several years, yet simple daily habits may be even more important for preventing the onset of the disease. On this program, Mark Underwood discussed Alzheimer research and prevention.
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Topics: science, alzheimer, neuroscience, disease prevention, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 23, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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In the year 1905, Albert Einstein published five papers that changed the face of modern physics and led to two Nobel Prizes, including one for Einstein himself. On this program, Prof. John Stachel discussed Einstein and the importance of each of these papers.
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Topics: Science, physics, relativity, Einstein
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 13, 2014 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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The discovery of the Peking Man fossils in China was a landmark discovery for archaeologists and anthropologists. On this program, Dr. Amir Aczel discussed the discovery of the fossils and the tale of one of the main investigators involved in the project, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
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Topics: science, anthropology, archaeology
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 24, 2013 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Amazon is one of the last unspoiled territories, where the indiginous tribes have remained largely untouched by modern civilization. On this program, Scott Wallace discussed the unconquered tribes of the Amazon.
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Topics: science, anthropology, amazon, fleicheros, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 30, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Music has powerful emotive and expressive qualities that transcend its description as a purely physical phenomenon. This is of course due to how the brain processes musical information. On this program, Prof. Daniel Levitin discussed the musical brain.
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Topics: science, music, neurobiology
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 8, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The life and times of mathematician John F. Nash Jr. have garnered a great deal of attention since the release of the popular movie, A Beautiful Mind, chronicled events in his life. This show featured an interview with Sylvia Nassar, the author of Nash's biography, who discussed Nash's struggles with math, schizophrenia, and the Nobel Prize.
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Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 5, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Research at public universities is increasingly being driven by profit motives that undermine academic integrity and limit the free expression of ideas. What does this shift mean for higher education? On this program, Jennifer Washburn discussed the corporate corruption of higher education.
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Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 3, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The English language is remarkably well-suited for many forms of humorous wordplay. But, what is it about the structure of English that makes it particularly amenable to wordplay? On this program, Prof. Dallin D. Oaks discussed the structural ambiguities of the English language.
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Topics: science, linguistics, wordplay, comedy, humor, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 15, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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Although willpower is often viewed as a personality trait of great fortitude and resilience, new research is showing the neurobiological basis for willpower. On this program, Dr. Kelly McGonigal discussed the willpower instinct.
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Topics: science, technology, willpower, psychology, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 15, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Why are we particularly attracted to some people? Is there a chemical basis for love? On this program, Prof. Helen Fisher discussed the science of love and attraction.
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Topics: science, why him why her, love, attraction, psychology, anthropology, dating, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 15, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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While most might experience revulsion by fecal matter, the constitution of poo can actually tell a lot about gastrointestinal health. On this program, Dr. Anish Sheth and Josh Richmond discussed the science of poo.
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Topics: science, poo, fecal matter, gastrointestinal
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 15, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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While exercise is widely known to be beneficial for physical health, it can also greatly improve mental abilities as well. On this program, Dr. John Ratey discussed the effects of exercise on the brain.
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Topics: science, exercise, neuroscience
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 10, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) is considered the bible of modern psychiatry. However, many of the listed disorders are not without controversy. On this program, Prof. Christopher Lane discussed the issues surrounding the DSM IV.
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Topics: science, psychiatry, psychology, shyness, DSM IV
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 10, 2012 Dr. Charles Lee, Forrest Gulden, Joanna Rowell
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We all know a lot about psychology, but it turns out that what we know is mostly wrong. Dr. John Cacioppo joins us this week to discuss how to teach difficult psychological concepts in an engaging way to first year psychology students.
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Topics: groks, science, psychology, cacioppo
Textfiles BBS Audio
Oct 3, 2012 Jason Scott
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Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 5 in Cleveland, OH. Now and Then, Here and There: Editing. Starting from the story of hitting a coyote, Jason Scott describes the nature of editing, our growing roles as editors of our own lives and content, and the future directions editing can take. Hints about the process are given, as well as a number of anecdotes related to Jason's own projects.
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Topics: editing, documentary, Jason Scott, Notacon
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 17, 2012 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The electric car has seen some fals starts, but new technical advances and changes to the global environment are propelling the adoption of these vehicles. On this program, Jim Motavalli discussed the new developments in the electric car.
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Topics: science, technology, electric cars, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 17, 2011 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The search for habitable planets outside the solar system has been aided by advanced detection methods. What are the prospects for finding life outside the solar system? On this program, James Kasting discussed how to find a habitable planet.
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Topic: science, astronomy, astrobiology, SETI, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 16, 2011 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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With the rapid advances in genetic technology, the history of the genetic revolution is often forgotten. On this program, James Schwartz discussed the history of the gene from Darwin to DNA.
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Topics: science, biology, genetics, DNA, Darwin, evolution, history, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 15, 2011 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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The continued clashes between science and religion over the theory of evolution appears to have no middle ground for agreement. But, can these two worldviews be reconciled? On this program, Ron Frost discussed the debate over evolution.
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Topics: science, evolution, biology, religion, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 28, 2011 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The theory of evolution proposed by Charles Darwin has served as the basis for modern biological research. But, is evolution at odds with religious beliefs? On this program, Prof. Francisco Ayala from U.C. Irvine discussed Darwin and Religion.
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Topics: science, darwin, religion, evolution
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 15, 2011 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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The theory of evolution continues to be supported by the weight of scientific evidence, yet the basic concepts and principles behind the theory continue to be misunderstood, ignored, or misstated. On this program, Prof. Richard Dawkins discussed The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution.
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Topics: science, biology, evolution, natural selection, dawkins, richard dawkins, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 6, 2011 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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Dark matter and dark energy comprise most of the known universe. But, what are the constituents of dark matter and energy? On this program, Dr. Dan Hooper from Fermilab discussed the dark cosmos.
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Topics: science, dark matter, physics
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 20, 2010 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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comment 1
A healthy diet and exercise is essential for a long and health life. But, what constitutes a healthy diet? This show featured a discussion of one dieting theory, and an everyday inventor talking about his invention.
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Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 20, 2010 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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comment 1
Eating a sustainable diet involves moving closer to the source of the nutrients. But, is this possible in most of our diets? On this program, Terry Walters discussed establishing a clean food diet.
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Topics: science, nutrition, diets, clean foods, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 11, 2010 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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Global warming is a larger threat than terrorism. So says this week's guest Sir David King, science advisor to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. On this program, he discussed the indicators of this worldwide threat and counters the skeptics of climate change.
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Topics: science, global warming
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 23, 2010 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The events of September 11th continue to be felt, especially on the anniversary of their occurrence. On this special program, Prof. Richard Muller discussed many of the technological issues surrounding those events.
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Topic: Science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Textfiles BBS Audio
Jul 14, 2010 Jason Scott
audio
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Some of the documentary sessions were done by setting up in a space during conventions and recording short sequences with any attendees who wanted to speak about BBSes. Since these interview sets were unplanned and free-form, they went in really unexpected directions and ranged heavily in both subject manner and style. In one case, the interviewee did not want to be recorded on video, but wanted to be interviewed anyway. He claimed to have been a member of the pirate group Razor 1911, and to...
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Topic: Documentary
Source: BBS: The Documentary
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 24, 2010 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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comment 1
Our consumer driven economies are imposing an enormous burden on the environment. Can traditional Japanese practices help us live more sustainably and comfortably? Reina Otsuka and Nanao Sonobe joins us to talk about Ecotwaza.
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Topics: science, environment, japan, groks
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 30, 2010 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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Darwin Day, celebrated on Feb. 12, marks the 200th birthday anniversary of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of his famed publication, On the Origin of Species. Yet, despite the overwhelming evidence supporting the modern evolutionary theory, controversy still abounds. On this program, Prof. Jerry Coyne from the University of Chicago discussed why evolution is true.
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Topics: science, evolution, darwin, natural selection, biology
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Textfiles BBS Audio
Sep 2, 2009 Jason Scott
audio
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"Your Moment of Audio Zen: A History of Podcasts": Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 3 in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, April 7, 2006. A short introduction to a variety of subjects related to the idea of "Podcasts" or "Podcasting", including historical background of pirate radio, shoutcasting, streaming, and creating of shows. Subject matter strays in a variety of directions, including the talent behind creating a show, defining terms and what the future might...
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Topics: Podcasting, Notacon, Jason Scott, Textfiles.com
Source: Notacon 3
Textfiles BBS Audio
audio
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From the H2K4 Program: "Knowledge doesn't move forward without history and while there have been many steps to capture the stories, lore, and data of different aspects of computer cultures, a lot of the same mistakes are made over and over. In a fast-paced talk, Jason Scott of textfiles.com busts out some ideas, tools, and mindsets towards halting the loss, bringing the stories back, and making something to build upon instead of throw away. Along the way, expect a few bucketloads of trivia...
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Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: Private Collection
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 13, 2009 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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As computers have become increasingly ubiquitous, so too has computer malware. How can we protect our computers from this onslaught of viruses, worms, and Trojan horses? On this program, David Perry discussed effective solutions to combat computer malware.
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Topics: science, computers, malware
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Textfiles BBS Audio
Nov 28, 2008 Jason Scott
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"The Great Failure of Wikipedia": Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 3 in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, April 8, 2006. Covers the universally-editable encyclopedia-like site Wikipedia , architectural and procedural choices by co-founder Jimbo Wales and the often-unintended consequences of these choices and philosophy. Includes short overviews of the Brian Peppers Debacle, the Ashida Kim Controversy, and the fallacy of "Notability" and "Neutral Point of View" as...
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Topics: Wikipedia, Jason Scott, Notacon
Source: Jason Scott
Textfiles BBS Audio
Apr 21, 2008 Jason Scott and RaD Man (ACiD)
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Since the first time that machines could calculate, people have twisted, modified, hacked and played with them to create art. In a fast-paced hour, we're going to do our best to capture 100 years of computer art, the magic of the art scene, the demo scene, and a dozen other "scenes" that have been with us as long as computers have. Prepare yourself for a roller coaster of visual and audio history as your two over-the top scene pilots take you on "the story so far" to the...
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Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: digital audio
Internet Governance
Nov 29, 2007 Carl Malamud
movies
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On June 16, 2006, Professor Lawrence Lessig gave a talk at the Center for American Progress entitled "The Withering of the Net: How DC Pathologies are Undermining the Growth and Wealth of the Net." This talk was the second in a series of three. The first talk was Professor Yochai Benkler , the third featured Dave Farber and Vint Cerf. In just under 40 minutes, Lessig delivered a stunning performance, documenting his assertion that the Internet was created by Republicans and discussing...
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Topics: Hack Number 9, net neutrality, Republicans, Internet, Lessig
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 8, 2007 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
audio
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Space travel has typically relied on conventional high energy routes, known as Hohmann Transfers, to transfer their payloads. However, low energy routes do exist, and are currently being explored. On this program, Dr. Ed Belbruno from NASA discussed low energy space flight.
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Topics: science, NASA, space flight, Hohmann, low energy
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 5, 2007 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Art and science are inexorably intertwined, with advances in one often inspiring advances in the other. Nowhere is this more evident than in the work of Leonardo da Vinci. On this program, Prof. Bulent Atalay discussed math and the Mona Lisa.
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Topics: science, math, art, mona lisa
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 21, 2007 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Our solar system contains nine acknowledged planets, each with their own unique personalities that continue to inspire scientists. On this episode, Dava Sobel discussed her perspective of the planets.
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Topics: science, astronomy, planets, solar system
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Textfiles BBS Audio
Aug 13, 2007 Jason Scott
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"Wikipedia, Brick by Brick" (sometimes referred to as "Brickapedia"): Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 4 in Cleveland, Ohio on April 27, 2007. Focuses mostly on the exploitable nature of open collaborative systems on Wikipedia, where the use of several methodologies allow manipulation of articles and policy. Touches briefly on the Essjay Controversy, where a 24 year old user of Wikipedia was able to successfully present himself as a multi-doctorate professor of...
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Topics: Wikipedia, Jason Scott, Jimbo Wales, Teddy Bear
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 10, 2007 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Physicists are constantly searching for 'elegant' theories that describe the universe. One such theory, string theory, has the potential to unify the disparate theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity. We discussed this theory with Prof. Brian Greene of Columbia University.
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Topics: Science, physics, string theory
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Textfiles BBS Audio
Jul 1, 2007 Jason Scott
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"Mythapedia": Presentation by Jason Scott at the STM (Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers) Innovations Seminar at Hilton London Kensington, London, England. After a biographical introduction to the speaker's love of information and archiving that led to the textfiles.com website, this speech covers Wikipedia and a number of myths as to its efficiency, dependency and usefulness. Topics include Wikipedia versus Casinos, the role of the Content Defender, and why Speed trumps...
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Topics: Wikipedia, Jason Scott, Jimbo Wales, Editing
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 24, 2006 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The recent debate over what defines a planet has been partially motivated by the discovery of a candidate tenth planet. On this program, Dr. Ken Croswell explained the rationale behind the ten planets.
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Topics: science, astronomy, tenth planet
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 15, 2006 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Traveling near the speed of light may soon be possible thanks to recent theoretical advances. On this program, Dr. Franklin Felber discussed the physics of near light-speed travel.
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Topics: science, speed of light, physics
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Textfiles BBS Audio
- Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves
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BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA BBS Success Roundtable: Business Aspects of Pay BBSs Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves August 17-21 1994 Part of a series of talks at BBSCON called "BBS Success Roundtables", in which Sysops of successful professional Bulletin Boards are presented on a panel to answer questions from the audience. The panel presented contains quite a few heavyweights in the same room and...
Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: From the Collection of Rev. Michael Chowning, O.F.M.
Textfiles BBS Audio
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BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA Corporate Applications of BBSs Scott Brinker August 17-21 1994 Scott Brinker of Galacticomm gives a presentation on the use of BBSes within a corporate environment, and the advantages of an internal BBS as a communication channel. Medium Note: The questions asked by the audience are largely unintelligible on the audio track. Scott Brinker's responses are usually contextual enough to figure out what was asked.
Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: From the Collection of Rev. Michael Chowning, O.F.M.
Textfiles BBS Audio
- Mark Graham, Alex Hopmann
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BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA Internet 101 Mark Graham, Alex Hopmann August 17-21 1994 Mark Graham is the President of Pandora Systems and involved with a variety of Internet Projects. Alex Hopman is president of ResNova software. The talk provides an initial, non-technical introduction to The Internet. Medium Notes: A loud buzzing accompanies some portions of the talk.
Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: From the Collection of Rev. Michael Chowning, O.F.M.
Textfiles BBS Audio
- Bob Davis, Dr. James Carriger, William Curdy
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BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA Missiles Into Modems Bob Davis, Dr. James Carriger, William Curdy August 17-21 1994 The actual title is "From Missiles to Modems", but is listed everywhere else as "into". The three presenters tell the story of the creation of the "Team Net" BBS, a BBS for the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Port Hueneme, California. Besides the actual history of the Team Net BBS, they also give a general overview of the...
Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: From the Collection of Rev. Michael Chowning, O.F.M.
Textfiles BBS Audio
- Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves
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BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA BBS Success Roundtable: Creating a Worthwhile Service Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves August 17-21 1994 Question and Answer panel with successful multi-line BBS sysops answering a variety of questions. This is the third in a series of panel discussions at this ONE BBSCON, and the questions are more generalized. Kevin Behrens of Aquila BBS, Norm Henke (PC-OHIO), Greg Ryan (EXEC-PC),...
Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: From the Collection of Rev. Michael Chowning, O.F.M.
Textfiles BBS Audio
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After three years of production, director Jason Scott showed 16 minutes of footage from his upcoming documentary on Bulletin Board Systems, "BBS: The Documentary". In this audio recording of the talk, Jason describes the steps that led him to this project, the reasoning behind doing it, and some of the more entertaining and informative lessons he learned from it. The footage itself only makes a short appearance in this recording (the opening music and closing music are included), but...
Topic: Conference Proceedings
Source: Canon XL-1 Recording, Collection of Jason Scott
Textfiles BBS Audio
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"This con sucks. In fact, every con sucks. Every con was better last year, and that con sucked too." While this sort of discussion takes place at hundreds of bars, hotel rooms and meeting spaces every year, it would be a good thing to have a solid body of knowledge about the history of hacker conferences, their roots and pre-roots, and trends they show as both a cultural event and context in the world. Inspired by Beetle's speech on Shmoocon held while at Shmoocon, discussing the...
Topic: conference proceedings
Source: Jason Scott
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Opening Speech Thomas Kr├╝ger, Director of the Federal Agency for Civic Education, Bonn
Topics: Conference Proceedings, Wizards of OS 3
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Opening Speech Volker Grassmuck, Project Lead, Wizards of OS & Helmholtz-Zentrum fuer Kulturtechnik, Humboldt University Berlin
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Opening Keynote Eben Moglen, Professor of Law & Legal History, Columbia Law School, General Counsel & Board Member, Free Software Foundation, New York
Topics: Conference Proceedings, Wizards of OS 3
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Armin Medosch, Author & (wireless) Networker, London
Topics: free software, free content, free infrastructure
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Armin Medosch, Author & (wireless) Networker, London
Topics: Conference Proceedings, Wizards of OS 3
Conference Proceedings
movies
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Dewayne Hendricks, CEO Dandin Group & Open Spectrum Advocate and packet radio Pioneer, Fremont, CA
Topics: free software, free content, free infrastructure
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Dewayne Hendricks, CEO Dandin Group & Open Spectrum Advocate and packet radio Pioneer, Fremont, CA
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Tomas Krag, wire.less.dk, Copenhagen
Topics: free software, free content, free infrastructure
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Tomas Krag, wire.less.dk, Copenhagen
Topics: Conference Proceedings, Wizards of OS 3
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks James Stevens, Consume.net, London
Topics: free software, free content, free infrastructure
Conference Proceedings
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks James Stevens, Consume.net, London
Topics: Conference Proceedings, Wizards of OS 3
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Juergen Neumann, Freifunk.net, Berlin
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Software Economics Mod: Thorsten Schilling, Director Department for Multimedia & IT, German Federal Agency for Civic Education, Bonn
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Software Economics Michael Tiemann Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat, Raleigh, NC
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Software Economics Michael Tiemann Vice President, Open Source Affairs, Red Hat, Raleigh, NC
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Software Economics Julio Yuste Regional Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Regional Government of Extremadura & Director of gnuLinEx Enterprise Project, Fundecyt, Badajoz, Spain
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Software Economics Julio Yuste Regional Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Regional Government of Extremadura & Director of gnuLinEx Enterprise Project, Fundecyt, Badajoz, Spain
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Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Software Economics Rishab Aiyer Ghosh Co-Programme Leader, e-Basics Research Unit, International Institute of Infonomics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
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